Author: Marijn

Office 365 Distilled EP 31: Large Files, SharePoint Hybrid fail and New Orleans

How can you prepare for Project Cortex?

Office 365 Distilled EP 30: Spaces is the final frontier

Episode 30! Steve is looking ravishing after his man-spa day at Jack the clipper , we are looking at some features across Office 365, giving some tips and tricks on OneNote, cool features in Outlook, Spaces and document templates in SharePoint. The sound is not totally what we wanted. We are recording at Marijn’s place, …


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Storing your document templates in SharePoint

As I was busy creating the shownotes for Office 365 Distilled ep30, I heard Steve (my co-presenter) asking about this document templates feature in SharePoint. I meant to write a blogpost about this sooner but it kind of piled up next to the other 100 ideas I want to write down. So here goes! Announced …


Office 365 Distilled EP 29: 43 Admins and a Cooper walk into a bar

Steve and Marijn dream about getting some casks of whisky. Maybe when we get all the admins from our clients to donate, we might just get there! How many admins does it take to screw in an Office 365 lightbulb? Don’t run automatic scripts with a global admin account. There is a long list of …


Office 365 Distilled EP 28: The chicken and the egg story: Outlook vs ToDo

In this episode we try to unravel the famous chicken and egg question for rolling out Office 365: Do you start with the big applications, like Exchange, OneDrive or SharePoint? Or do you go for smaller apps like ToDo, Sway or Forms? We also discover we actually have fans! Sorry to the people who left …


Microsoft Bookings: Saving our health when returning to the office?

Microsoft Bookings, one of the lesser known apps in the Office 365 platform might be a key element in getting back to our daily lives after Covid-19 attacks our health. What is Microsoft Bookings? Bookings allows people to book time with you or coworkers for specific services. You, as a business manager can set up …


Office 365 Distilled EP 27: MS Teams, onions and climbing Everest

Steve and Marijn get their best French out, while they talk about the 27 club, french onions and a french whisky. Steve talks about his OneDrive migration project, where they let the end users do the manual lifting (and getting rid of everything that is not moved). Marijn talks about re-engineering a business process with …


Use color-coding in your Teams Team picture to define types of collaboration

Office 365 Distilled EP 26: With friends in a bar at Christmas

I realize that, when I am writing this, spring is in the air and we are all “snowed in” by the Corona virus. But I still have fond memories of events like this Christmas gettogether, where we get together with friends and talk about the things we hold dear: Christmas, Office 365 and whisky! Great …